The Chateau

The Chateau

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by William Maxwell
     
 

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It is 1948 and a young American couple arrive in France for a holiday, full of anticipation and enthusiasm. But the countryside and people are war-battered, and their reception at the Chateau Beaumesnil is not all the open-hearted Americans could wish for.

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It is 1948 and a young American couple arrive in France for a holiday, full of anticipation and enthusiasm. But the countryside and people are war-battered, and their reception at the Chateau Beaumesnil is not all the open-hearted Americans could wish for.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307809360
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
02/08/2012
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
416
File size:
2 MB

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John Updike
Maxwell's voice is one of the wisest in American fiction; it is, as well, one of the kindest.

Meet the Author

William Maxwell was born in Illinois in 1908. He was the author of a distinguished body of work: six novels, three short story collections, an autobiographical memoir and a collection of literary essays and reviews. A New Yorker editor for forty years, he helped to shape the prose and careers of John Updike, John Cheever, John O'Hara and Eudora Welty. So Long, See You Tomorrow won the American Book Award, and he received the PEN/Malamud Award. He died in New York in 2000.

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